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Stephen Manṣūr, Stephen of Damascus, Stephen the Hymnographer, Stephen son of Manṣūr
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Stephen Manṣūr

Date of Birth: Mid-8th c.

Place of Birth: Unknown, possibly Damascus

Date of Death: c. 807

Place of Death: Unknown, probably the monastery of Mār Saba

Biography

Little is known of the life of Stephen except that he lived in the second half of the 8th and just into the 9th centuries. We are told in Leontius of Damascus’ Arabic Life of Stephen of Mār Saba (q.v.) (a different Stephen, not to be confused with Stephen Manṣūr) that he …

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Vila, David H., “Stephen Manṣūr, Stephen of Damascus, Stephen the Hymnographer, Stephen son of Manṣūr”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23560>
First published online: 2010



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